Archive for the ‘Commercial Radio’ Category

BJ Shea

07Aug20

In my latest Zoomcast for Podcast Radio I talk to my old mate BJ Shea from KISW in Seattle Washington. We talk about making strippers cry, replacing Howard Stern, radio in Seattle, protests and riots, legalised marijuana, how BJ beat his own personal demons, Dr Who, BJ Shea’s Geek Nation and how BJ sees himself […]


Here’s what I’ve been up to on Podcast Radio including: A spooky podcast about a remote Scotish Island. Chicago radio legend Jonathon Brandmeier talks about the heckler at his event and being yelled at by Mary Tyler Moore. Hollywood screenwriter Ken Levine talks about his appearance on The Simpsons and Tony Randall’s view of British […]


Jon Holmes

31Jul20

My latest guest for The Pod 20 on Podcast Radio is the comedian, writer and broadcaster, Jon Holmes. We talked about his porn star name, his podcasts, Swearing Radio Hangman for the Under-12s, being fired, how radio awards are very different to The Oscars, political correctness, why people are funny and loads of other stuff. […]


Blobby Britain

29Jul20

It didn’t take long for Jamie Oliver to throw his weight behind the British Government’s latest war on obesity. The day after our chubby Prime Minister launched his campaign to fight the flab, Jamie was on Channel 4 News telling us to lose weight. Did you see him? He really did throw his weight behind […]


My latest guest on my Zoomcast for Podcast Radio is the former 5Live presenter Sam Walker. She moved her family from Manchester to the sun-drenched American Southwest, where she launched the award-winning Desert Diaries podcast that explores their ongoing adventures in their new home. If you enjoyed this Craic, please click “like” and tweet a […]


Julie was the victim of a crime on Friday. She works in a shop and they play music through Spotify. They just plug an old iPhone into the sound system. The phone is so old, it won’t hold a charge and when they plug it into the mains it crackles, so Julie has been connecting […]


Johnny B. Good!

22Jul20

The people who say you should never meet your heroes don’t have a hero called Jonathon Brandmeier. Johnny is a Chicago radio legend who I’ve listened to on the air, online and before that, cassette (does anyone remember California Aircheck?) since I got into radio in the early 90s. I was lucky enough to meet […]


Hosting a successful radio show is like standing for election. You need people to vote for you by giving you ratings. If they choose to vote for someone else, you lose and will probably be fired. To win, you have to campaign. You do this on the air by making promises about what the listener […]


Zoomcast

14Jul20

In this Zoomcast. I talked to Piper Terrett about deadly DIY, the perils of book publishing and how it relates to the world of audiobooks. Also talk about the audiobooks I’m working on, toilet art and misconceptions about the NHS. If you enjoyed this Craic, please click “like” and tweet a link.Check out,  www.grahammack.com Follow me on […]


Mack Nuggets

09Jul20

Here’s what I’ve been up on Podcast Radio lately including:The Real reason Shaun Williamson went on Big Brother and his relationship with Derek Acorah; Alan Alda on censorship on M*A*S*H and being beaten by Barack Obama; Gavin Esler on leadership; Dirty audiobooks with Piper Terrett; Dom Joly talks about going to school with Osama Bin […]


Mack Nuggets

04Jul20

Here’s what I’ve been up to on Podcast Radio lately, including: The Real reason Shaun Williamson went on Big Brother and his relationship with Derek Acorah; Alan Alda on censorship on MAS*H and being beaten by Barack Obama; Gavin Esler on leadership; Dirty books with Piper Terrett. If you enjoyed this Craic, please click “like” […]


Trevor & Ryan Mangan are a father & son team of painters and decorators. They also have a podcast that is taking the world by storm. In this Zoomcast for Podcast radio, they talk about how they got started in the trade and what you hear in their podcast including the role McDonald’s played in […]


Free Audiobook

26Jun20

I’ve narrated another audiobook and this one is a Regency romance. Be warned, it does get a bit saucy towards the end and required all of my acting skills! The book is called, “The Bridal Contract” by Sandra Sookoo. It’s about Oliver Darrington, Viscount Tralsburg, he wants nothing more than to hide out at the […]


In this Zoomcast with Piper Terrett, we discuss if Dirty audiobooks are the future. We also talk about  Doug’s sunflower obsession and a look inside the studio in the wardrobe. Check out Piper’s blog for Hertford, Ware & Hoddesdon, www. Happeninginherts.com Get a free audiobook here; https://www.grahammack.com/audiobooks If you enjoyed this Craic, please click “like” […]


Germany Bight

14Jun20

I talked to my old mate Martin Heer from “Hitradio antenne 1” in Stuttgart Germany about the difference between radio in the UK, Australia and Germany. We also talked about his time at BOBfm in the Home Counties and how he came to work there. Check out Martin’s Website, http://www.metamorphus.de . If you enjoyed this […]


Boyd Hilton

13Jun20

Boyd Hilton is the Entertainment Director at Heat Magazine. He’s involved at The Pilot Magazine and writes for The Guardian, Evening Standard, Huffington Post, GQ, Empire and When Saturday comes. You’ve heard him on BBC Radio 2, Radio 4 and 5Live and he’s involved with BAFTA. On this Zoomcast for Podcast Radio, Boyd talks about […]


Ken Levine

11Jun20

Ken Levine is an Emmy award-winning screenwriter, director and producer who has worked on M*A*S*H, Cheers, Frasier, The Simpsons, Wings, Everybody Loves Raymond, Becker and Dharma & Greg. He’s also an author, blogger and has a podcast called Hollywood & Levine. In this chat he talks about his life and work including being a radio […]


Today I had a Zoomchat with BBC TV and radio presenters Zoe Kleinman & Susannah Streeter. We talked about their podcast, “Backspace & Beyond” and lots more besides including diversity and wearable tech. Craic on! If you enjoyed this Craic, please click “like” and tweet a link.Check out,  www.grahammack.com Follow me on Twitter @GrahamMack


Russ Williams

08Jun20

I had a chat with the Hall of Fame broadcaster Russ Williams. Russ talked about his life and career, growing up in Blackpool, The National Broadcasting School, Metro Radio, Capital Radio, Richard Park, Virgin Radio, Absolute Radio, going on tour with The Rolling Stones, The Russ & Jono Breakfast Experience, Fix Radio, talkSport, podcasting, and […]


Like a lot of people, during lockdown, I’ve been working from home. I present “The Pod 20” on Podcast Radio and do all of my audiobook producing and narrating from my home studio as well. If you’re a broadcaster or podcaster or want to get into it, here’s the technical and not so technical spec: […]